MORE EGGS-FIND DRAFTS-OLD SWEATER INTO MITTENS-HOT CHOCOLATE MIX

16 11 2013

Hello

Today was a beautiful warm day, I wish I could have spent more time doing some outdoor chores.  I needed to get more medicine for the chickens and go to the dump.  

MORE EGGS

I got 4 eggs today.  We will be back to normal in no time.  Hazel’s crow is almost as good as new,  I wonder if he will be able to go back to the coop or have to stay in for the winter.  If he has to stay in I will have to get a large bird-cage and move him upstairs.  I thought Lucy would like to go out today but now I think that wasn’t a good idea.  SHe is back inside and I will have to find a larger cage for her.

FINDING DRAFTS

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The front door is very drafty and today I found this material that I really like and I bought some cotton batting at the local fabric store.  I will get going on this one and one for the upstairs door this week, that will keep the cold out.  I very rarely use the front door anyway so this winter it will be closed permanently.

OLD SWEATER INTO MITTENS

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I bought this sweater last year, it had moth holes in it and I immediately put it in the freezer for a few months.  I have felted it and now I am cutting it up for mittens.  Tomorrow I will sew them on the machine.  I think I can get 4 or 5 pairs of mittens out of this sweater.

Hot Chocolate Mix

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I love hot chocolate in the winter.  The mixes are so expensive and are full of all sorts of things I can pronounce.  This year I have made a simple mix.  The contents are just unsweetened chocolate, sugar and salt.  I made a double batch and had my first cup tonight.  Of course I did add miniature marshmallows.

We are in for a cold snap and tonight I can feel it.  I hope you had a wonderful day and many thanks for taking the time to ready my blog.   Carole





EGGS AGAIN – FINISHED NY PROJECT-FUNK SHUN-CAT TOYS

16 11 2013

HELLO

The weather is warming up some, now I can get some of the outside chores done without freezing.  Buttoning up is a priority.

EGGS

The girls are slowly getting back to the egg laying business.  Alice has been laying these huge eggs for days now and someone else in the front coop has started laying again.

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 One hen in the back is  laying too.  It’s so good not to have to buy eggs.

FINISHED NY PROJECT

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I finally finished the NY project and I like how it came out.  Subdued colors makes it look very primitive.   I plan to make another one with primitive flowers.  But now I am going to get going on finishing the Thanksgiving one.

FUNK SHUN

I needed to resupply some things at FUNK SHUN and look what Christa’s making.  Aren’t they so cute!!!!!

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CAT TOY JAR

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I Spent some time today making cat toys and replenishing my cat toy jar which sits in the kitchen.  If I remember I hand out these toys to friends that come.  These are cat toys that aren’t quite up to par but perfect for any cats including mine.  I hope that over the winder I can make 250 cat toys to build up my supply for the year.

It was a beautiful day here at the farm I hope you had a wonderful day and many thanks for reading my blog.  Carole